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Buy a house | Is now a good time to buy a house?

Is it a good time to buy a house? I HATE that question!

I seriously hate the question “Is now a good time to buy a house?” Let me share with you why.

 

Admittedly, it’s something that I get asked all the time. However, in my opinion, what people are really asking is, “Should people be buying houses even though the market is so hot? Even though it’s a seller’s market? Even though prices are up?” However, if you want to succeed, those are really not the right questions.

Senate Bill 1079 | Gavin Newsom Doesn't Plan to buy Foreclosures

Senate Bill 1079 | Gavin Newsom Doesn’t Plan to buy Foreclosures

Is the state of California really going to buy foreclosures? Well, according to this Senate Bill 1079? NO.

I’ve recently seen this headline about a recently passed Senate Bill 1079 or “The Homes for Homeowners, not Corporations” bill. It has gotten a lot of flak online, and in YouTube world, especially. But frankly, I just don’t see it. Maybe I’m missing something? Nonetheless, today, I want to talk about what this bill says, what it’s going to do, and how it affects us here in the East Bay in our real estate, transacting world. Let’s get started.

Foreclosure Auction California | What is a Foreclosure?

Foreclosure Auction California | What is a Foreclosure?

With all this talk about mortgage forbearance and foreclosures being kicked out in another six months, I think it’s time to talk about what a foreclosure actually is, how long they take, and what you should be really aware of when you’re hearing about all this mortgage forbearance that’s being added to our foreclosure and real estate world.

Mortgage Forbearance and Foreclosure Moratorium EXTENDED

Mortgage Forbearance and Foreclosure Moratorium EXTENDED

February 16, 2021– a day that will live in infamy forever. Now, it’s not that big of a deal. However, if you’re going to be in the real estate market, it is definitely something you need to know about. On that day, President Biden has officially extended the mortgage forbearance and foreclosure moratorium. Today, let’s talk about why it is important.

Housing Mortgage Trends 2021

Yes, it’s a seller’s market. But whether you’re going to make it or break it depends in a big way on the mentality that you’re bringing to the home buying experience. If you don’t get that fixed, you’re just not going to succeed. So today, let’s talk about what you can do to MAKE it.

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I think WE ARE in a housing bubble | Bay Area Housing Market 2021 update

What the f—? A couple of months ago, I put out a video on YouTube talking about the housing bubble and how I didn’t think we were in one. At the time, I had some good reasons to think that. However, the numbers I was just looking at, and some anecdotes that I want to share with you have me feeling different today. So today, I’ve got two stories and a little bit of data that I want to share with you which I think you will find interesting. Hopefully, this will be able to help you make a good decision when it comes to buying or selling your home.

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Encinal Market– Alameda East End’s Best Kept Secret

It’s 2021! Let’s kick this year off with a video on the top home buyer mistakes I often see people make and what to do instead. We recently bought a house, as you’ve probably seen from a previous post. We’ve made some really easy fixes to it to make it our style and exactly what we wanted. Today, I’m going to talk about exactly what those fixes are so you can also make them for your own home. Let’s go!